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This Rare Pig-Rennet Cheese is Made Exclusively by Women


Photo credit: © Archivio Slow Food The prized cheese from Italy’s Abruzzo region is made exclusively by women I first encountered the unique sheep’s milk cheese Pecorino di Farindola while browsing at the Eataly cheese counter in Florence, Italy. I noticed a sign for a pecorino made with caglio suino (pig rennet), something I’d never […]

Meet the Women Cheesemakers from Brazil’s Serra da Mantiquera


Photographed by Rebeca Figueirdo Fazenda Atalaia is bustling with life when I arrive, hungry from the 85-mile early morning drive out of São Paulo into the Serra da Mantiqueira—a mountain range that stretches some 300 miles across swathes of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, and Rio de Janeiro states. Tractors thunder about, cows are mustering for […]

Table of Contents: Spring 2017


  FEATURES   Use Your Noodles — Showcase curds and pretty spring produce with these pasta recipes. By Leigh Belanger & Rebecca Haley-Park Creature Features — Feast your eyes on personality-packed portraits of sheeps and goats. Photographed by Kevin Horan Carpathian Spring — Meet the mysterious cheeses of Romania’s mountains.  By Molly McDonough  Suau as Silk — Buffalo’s milk Oriol de Montbrú is […]

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